Effective Date: 1st Nov, 2012
iCarsclub mission is to build user's trust and confidence in the Internet by promotion the use of fair information practices. This privacy statement covers the Web site [URL]. Because this Web site wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact our privacy officer at hi@iCarsclub.com.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act, to the extent that we use your personal data for iCarsclub's business or other purposes (for example, to arrange insurance or process a payment to us in connection with a Booking), the data controller in relation to your personal data is iCarsclub Pte Ltd, incorporated in the Singapore with company registration number 201213249R and a registered address of BLK17, #06-44, Dover Crescent, Singapore, 130017. In other circumstances, where you make personal data available over the Website for your own purposes (for example, when submitting content and other materials to a discussion group on the Website) or simply to enable us to process a transaction on your behalf, you will remain the data controller in respect of that use of the personal data.
You can browse our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal data about yourself. Once you give us your personal data, you are not anonymous to us. We may collect, periodically check and update and store the following personal data:
Our primary purpose in collecting personal data is to enable us to provide the services over the Website and provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customised experience. You agree that we may use your personal data to:
We do not share, sell, rent, or trade PII with third parties for their promotional purposes, without your explicit consent. We may combine your information with information of other Members and information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising. If you don't wish to receive marketing communications from us or to participate in our ad-customization programs, you can turn these off on your profile page 'preferences' tab or by contacting us on hi@iCarsclub.com
We will occasionally send you information on [products, services, special deals, promotions] [You can sign up for these emails from us on our registration page.]
Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications. Please see the "Choice and Opt-out."
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Receiving our newsletter is required as part of the service that we offer. If you wish to no longer receive our newsletters you may deactivate your account.
We will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email. Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account. [You may opt-out of these communications. Please see "Choice and Opt-out."]
If you don't wish to receive marketing or any other communications from us, you can turn these off on your profile page 'preferences' tab or by contacting us on hi@iCarsclub.com
You will be notified if your personally identifiable information is ever collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
If you do wish to have your personally identifiable information shared, to opt-out from receiving further communications from any third party that is not our agent or service provider. Please contact that marketing partner/affiliate directly. [Please update your user preferences on our Web site, by logging into your account and going to the Update account page].
We may also share your personal data with:
Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and our ability to keep the iCarsclub community of Members safe from those who attempt to carry out fraudulent or illegal activities on the Website, we will not otherwise disclose your personal data to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of personal data is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.
We post customer testimonials/comments/reviews on our web site which may contain personally identifiable information. We will always obtain the customer's consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their name along with their testimonial.
Your user name and Profile information is displayed throughout the Website and so is available to other Members and the public and is connected to all of your iCarsclub activity. Other Members can see your feedback, ratings and associated comments. If you associate your name with your user name, other Website users may be able to personally identify your iCarsclub activities. In any event, if we detect policy breaches and / or other inappropriate or suspicious activity in connection with your use of the services, advisory notices we send to other users may also identify you and / or specific transactions you have entered into through the Website.
If you choose to set your profile as a private account, only Members will be able to see your car details and your Vehicle will not be discoverable through any search results.
iCarsclub enables you to share personal data to complete transactions. We expect you to respect the privacy of other Members. We cannot guarantee the privacy or security of your personal data when handled by other Website users and therefore we encourage you to take care before entering into transactions / sharing your personal data with others. To help protect your privacy, we allow other Members access only to your Member's Profile (which includes feedback from other Members, hire history and an indication of the area you live in but does not outline your exact location and will not be more specific than the first part of your postcode) to facilitate your transactions. When Members are involved in a transaction, they may have access to each other's name, user name, email address, location, contact and other information. In all cases, you should comply with data protection laws, and comply with other Members' requests to review the information you have collected about them and, subject where appropriate to fulfilment of any contractual obligations relating to any outstanding Bookings, have their personal data removed from your computer or other storage systems.
You agree to use Member information only for:
Your disclosure of your information to third parties
We do/do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, or want to be notified before they are placed, you may set your web browser to do so, if your browser so permits. Please understand that if cookies are turned off, you may not be able to view or use certain parts of the Website that may enhance your visit.
We have no access to or control over cookies used by third parties whose content is linked to or from our Website.
Your password is the key to your iCarsclub account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not disclose your iCarsclub password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal data with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name and user name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal data and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify us and change your password.
We treat your personal data as an asset that must be protected.
There are always risks associated with providing personal data, whether in person, by phone, via the internet or otherwise, and no technology is completely safe, secure or hacker-proof. Therefore we cannot and do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal data and communications will always remain secure and private.
We strive to protect your privacy by taking appropriate technical and organisational information security measures to prevent and minimise such risks. Such measures include, where appropriate, the use of firewalls, secure server facilities, encryption, implementing proper access rights management systems and processes, careful selection of data processors and other technically and commercially reasonable measures to provide appropriate protection for your personal data against unauthorised use or disclosure. Where appropriate, we may also make back-up copies and use other such means to prevent accidental damage or destruction of your personal data. Where our Website supports on-line transactions, we will use an industry standard security measure, such as the one available through "Secure Sockets Layer" ("SSL"), to protect the confidentiality and security of online transactions.
You can see, review and change most of your personal data or remove your account from the platform by signing on to your iCarsclub account. You must promptly update your personal data if it changes or is inaccurate. Upon your request to us at hi@iCarsclub.com, we will close your account and remove your personal data from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. We retain personal data from closed accounts to collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, comply with law, assist with any investigations, prevent fraud, enforce our Terms & Conditions, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
In case you wish to know what personal data we hold about you or you wish to update, rectify or delete any incomplete, incorrect or outdated personal data, or you wish us to cease processing your personal data you may also, as appropriate and in accordance with applicable law, exercise such rights by contacting us on hi@iCarsclub.com You may also contact us by mail at Privacy Team, iCarsclub Pte Ltd, BLK71, Ayer Rajah Crescent, #06-10, Singapore, 139951.
In some cases, especially if you wish us to delete or cease the processing of your personal data, this may also mean that we may not be able to continue to provide the services to you. We encourage you to use the Profile management tools available on your iCarsclub account page for the above purposes as such tools often provide you with direct access to your personal data and allow you to effectively manage it at no cost to you.
Please note that we may need to ask for additional proof of identification and / or for additional information before responding to any requests from you about the personal data we hold on you, or to update, rectify or delete any incomplete, incorrect or outdated personal data, or to cease processing your personal data. Please also note that a charge of $10 may apply if you wish to obtain a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page.